Hardware Retailing

FEB 2018

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February 2018 | HARDWARE RETAILING 99 RONA Recruits 6-Store Chain in Ontario Doidge Building Centres Ltd. and Mahood Lumber Co. Ltd., which collectively are part of the Doidge TIMBER MART family of stores, have joined RONA. The company operates six locations in Ontario, and all locations serve a mix of retail and contractor customers. Company owner Dennis Doidge cites a desire to make improvements to the stores' e-retail, marketing and branding as motivations behind the change. An Industry Legacy: Alan Schoemperlen Retires From Castle After 17 years with the company, Alan Schoemperlen retired from Castle Building Centres Group at the end of 2017. During his tenure, he served as business development manager for Castle's western business, traveling wester Canada often. Within his first year with the company, western membership increased from 29 to 40 dealers. Through his nearly two decades with Castle, Schoemperlen forged strong loyalties among retailers in that area. Peavey Integrates Strategy and Online Sales With TSC Acquisition in Ontario Peavey Industries is in its sweet spot: The farm and hardware retailer has seen the sector grow over the past several years and has been evolving to maintain its position as a key retail presence. The company, based in Red Deer, Alberta, operates stores under the Peavey Mart banner. Through an ongoing acquisition process, the company now has TSC Stores in Ontario under its umbrella. Peavey customers are typically rural or embrace the rural lifestyle, and 50 percent of them live outside urban centers. Peavey Industries now operates 91 stores in five provinces. Home Hardware Named Most Trusted Hardware Store Brand in Canada Home Hardware Stores has been recognized as one of Canada's Most Trusted Brands for hardware stores in Canada as BrandSpark International has unveiled its 2017 Most Trusted Award recipients. BrandSpark researchers analyzed the responses of more than 5,000 participants and their reasons for trusting the retailer or service. For the full story of these briefs, visit hardlines.ca/hardwareretailing. Ace Hardware Company ......................................... 1 www.myace.com; 630-990-6900 Ajax Wire Specialty Co. ......................................... 86 www.ajaxwire.com; 855-966-2529 Allway Tools .................................... 27, 29, 31, 33, 55 www.allwaytools.com; 800-422-5592 Ancra International/S-Line ............................... 39, 57 www.ancracargo.com; 800-626-8353 Brave..................................................................... 61 www.braveproducts.com/HRM; 866-281-4421 Delta Faucet Company......................................... IFC www.deltafaucet.com; 800-345-3358 Diversey ................................................................ 56 www.diverseybrands.com; 980-221-3235 Do it Best Corp. ...................................................... 7 www.independentsdoitbest.com; 888-364-8237 Dosko.................................................................... 87 www.dosko.com/HRM; 866-418-0474 ECI RockSolid MAX ......................................... 72-73 www.ecirocksolidmax.com; 800-588-5128 Fiskars Brands Inc. ............................................ 3, 45 www.fiskars.com; 866-348-5661 Flame Engineering ................................................ 78 www.flameeng.com; 800-255-2469 Howard Products Inc. ........................................... 58 www.howardproducts.com; 800-266-9545 HSI ................................................................... 50-51 www.hardwaresuppliers.com; 800-334-5625 Hy-Ko Products Co. ............................................... 38 www.hy-ko.com; 800-896-7890 Imperial Blades ................................................ 22-23 www.imperialblades.com; 608-204-0019 IPG .............................................. French Door Cover www.itape.com; 888-898-7834 Iron&Oak ............................................................... 70 www.ironandoak.com/HRM; 866-281-4509 Jrco ....................................................................... 30 www.jrcoinc.com/HRM; 866-537-6216 Kissler & Co. Inc. .................................................. 71 www.kissler.com; 800-KISSLER Koelnmesse Inc. ................................................... 60 www.eisenwarenmesse.com; 773-326-9925 Lifetime.................................................................BC www.lifetime.com; 801-882-1326 Lumax ................................................................... 26 www.lumax.com; 844-660-6876 Mars...................................................................... 37 www.marsdelivers.com Master Magnetics Inc. .......................................... 59 www.magnetsource.com; 888-293-9190 Maxim ................................................................... 19 www.maximmfg.com/HRM; 888-376-0849 Metaltech Scaffolding ........................................... 81 www.metaltech.co; 800-363-7587 Mi-T-M Corporation ............................................... 32 www.mitm.com; 800-553-9053 Midwest Fastener ............................................ 12-13 www.fastenerconnection.com; 800-444-7313 NRHA All-Industry Conference ....................................... 83 www.nrhaconference.com/reception NRHA Retail Leadership Institute ......................... 94-95 www.nrha/rli.com NRHA Business Services ....................................27, 29, 31, 33 www.nrha.org//business-services NRHA Young Retailer of the Year ...........................101 www.nrha.org/yroty Old Masters .......................................................... 79 www.myoldmasters.com; 800-747-3436 Orgill Inc. ......................................................102-IBC www.orgill.com; 800-347-2860 Paladin Data Corporation................................. 11, 67 www.paladinpointofsale.com; 541-803-6060 PRO Hardware ................................................. 40-41 www.prohardware.com; 303-792-3000 Radia ..................................................................... 35 www.radiaproducts.com; 800-221-1083 Red Devil ................................................................ 9 www.reddevil.com; 800-423-3845 Rust Patrol ....................................................... 62-63 www.rustpatrol.com; 713-400-3100 SureCan ................................................................ 18 www.SureCanUSA.com; 801-827-0500 True Value Company ....................................... 15, 17 www.truevaluecompany.com; 888-291-7229 Wastequip ............................................................... 80 www.toter.com; 800-424-0422 Watcher Total Protection ........................................... 5 www.watcherprotect.com; 877-289-2824 Wet & Forget .............................................. Belly Band www.wetandforget.com; 888-727-8524 Woodland ................................................................ 28 www.pinecar.com; 573-346-5555 Wooster Brush Company .................................. 21, 75 www.woosterbrush.com; 800-392-7246 *This index is provided for the convenience of our advertisers and readers. The Publisher assumes no liability for errors or omissions. AD INDEX

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